CENTER TOUR

ITINERARY

Tana – Andasibe – Antsirabe – Ambositra – Ranomafana

This tour allows you to see the specificities of the center of Madagascar. Such as a Park, Lakes, Malagasy handicraft, King and Queens palace, the landscape indeed the daily of the people.


Day 1: Your arrival date

Today is your arrival date at the National airport of Ivato. You are free to arrive according to your flight schedule.Your Tour Manager will be at the airport before your arrival and ready to welcome you with great pleasure. After a few presentations, we bring your luggage to the private car and while the driver loads the luggage, you can make your exchange if you need that. After that we drive you to your Hotel.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 2: Antananarivo

Tana is the capital economic, center, represented by the 18 ethnics group of Madagascar.Tana is not only the step to the next point but has Its touristic attractions such as the museum, parks,the markts, shops without forgetting to tell the daily life of Malagasy people.So one day is not enough to see Tana but at least you understand many things. Today, we plan to visit the blue Hill. The site is located at 25 km north of Tana and It is classified as the world cultural heritage by the UNESCO.We can visit also the Lemur’s park, handicraft market, the central city and the high city.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 3: Antananarivo – Andasibe

Andasibe is located at 136 km from Tana. Today we leave the capital. In the way we can stop to visit Mandraka park for one hour then we continue to visit also pereyras reserve and after that we continue to Andasibe.

It’s possible to do the nocturnal visit.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 4 : Andasibe

Today, we plan to visit the National park of Andasibe in the Morning. This park is well known for the Indri Indri. The Tour allows you to contemplate a wonderful view for the nature. In the afternoon, we plan to visit the Vakona Forest indeed the Island of the lemur and the crocodile.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 5 : Andasibe – Antsirabe

Today, we have 306 km to do. It’s around 6 hours of drive. We plan to have lunch in Behenjy. We can visit the farm of Morarano, the House of Aina, the traditional factory for the aluminum pot and others objects from the aluminum in Ambatolampy. After that, we continue to Antsirabe.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 6 : Antsirabe

Antsirabe is the second largest city in Madagascar. Today we plan to visit the lakes and Betafo village.

Betafo village is located at 22 km from Antsirabe. We plan to do the Tour “ with the trace of Vazimba”. This tour allows you to discover the real life of the farmer, the ricefield in terrace, the city, Tatamarina’s Lake, the king palace, the water fall and the beautiful landscape. Then back to Andraikiba for lunch. After lunch, we continue to the blue lake or Tritriva’s lake. This lake is well known as the story of Romeo and Julia Malagasy we say also a sacred lake. After the tour which is around 45 min, we back to the biggest one, Andraikiba’s Lake. Here, you have many choices for activities Then back to Antsirabe.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 7: Antsirabe

Today, we plan to visit the south of Antsirabe. We are going to discover the Mount of Ibity. This site is well known for Its rocky mountain. There are so many endemic plants, the landscape is very beautiful, full of story and Malagasy customs. We pass to the Tomb of the King. After a picnic lunch, we continue to the Natural swimming pool,  visit of silk’s factory and finaly the King’s Palace in Ambohiponana. After all those visit, back to Antsirabe

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 8  : Ambositra – Ranomafana

After the breakfast, we still have one hour to visit this capital of Madagascar for the Handicraft then we drive to Ranomafana. After lunch, we plan to visit the city on foot without forgetting the swimming pool. We plan to do the nocturnal visit.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 9: Ranomafana

Today, we plan to visit the National park in The morning. This visit allows us to discover the true fauna and flora in this area such as the lemur, the birds, plants and so on. After lunch, we plan to visit one center for conservator.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 10 : Ranomafana – Tana

Today is our last day. After the breakfast, we drive back to Antsirabe. We plan to have lunch here. We continue to Tana. End of service.


MADAGASCAR MAGIC TOURS THANKS YOU VERY MUCH TO CHOOSE THEM AS YOUR TOUR COMPANY.

SOUTH OF MADA

ITINERARY
Morondava – Belo sur Mer -Manja – Morombe- Andavadoaka- Salary – Ifaty – Tulear

Day 1: Morondava – Belo sur Mer

belo-sur-merAfter breakfast, we drive by 4WD to the beautiful fishing village of Belo sur Mer. It’s a track about 80 km long. The place is well known for the manufacture of dhows. Dinner and overnight at the hotel Ecolodge du Menabe or similar


Day 2: Belo sur Mer

belo-sur-mer

Breakfast, canoe ride, swimming, walking tour, visit the production of this handmade dhow, and visit the village. Dinner and overnight in the same hotel.


 Day 3: Belo sur mer – Manja – Morombe

manjaAfter breakfast, we board our 4WD to drive inland to visit the small farming town of Manja. Then we go to the village of Bevoay and from there we cross the river of Mangoky by ferry. Note that in this part of the island, baobab tree are ubiquitous. Dinner and overnight at the hotel Chez Katia or similar


Day 4: Morombe – Andavadoaka

morombeWe walk in the traditional and charming city of Morombe, where the time seems to be stopped. Then we drive about 45 km to reach the wonderful site of Andavadoaka where the reef ends. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Coco Beach or similar


Day 5 – Day 6: Andavadoaka – Salary

salary-7To follow in the tracks of zebu carts, we go on a coastal trail aboard a 4WD. This tour allows us to traverse huge pine forests dotted with baobabs tree. Then we arrive to Salary, a village by the side of the sea in overwhelming charm. Indeed, we inevitably succumb to the white sandy beach. Dinner and overnight at the hotel Salary Bay or similar


Day 7: Salary – Ifaty – Tulear

ifatyWe continue along the coastal trail before reaching the village of Ifaty. After lunch, we leave to Tulear, the capital of the Southwest of Madagascar. Dinner and overnight at the hotel The Palétuvier or similar. End of the services.

e

WEST OF MADA

ITINERARY
Tana – Antsirabe-Miandrivazo-Belo sur Tsiribihina – Bekopaka- Kirindy – Morondava

12 DAYS TRIP TO THE WEAST OF MADAGASCAR.

This tour allowed you to enjoy the beautiful landscape of Merina tribe and Sakalava tribe. To see the Kings and Queens palace in Tana.To see how people in Ambatolampy make the pot in Aluminum. To visit the lakes, waterfall, many small factories in the highland. Zebu market in Ankazomiriotra (Thursday) or Mandoto (Wednesday), Dabolava for the Gold. This tour allowed you also to contemplate the famous river of Tsiribihina by boat or by motorboat to see different kinds of trees , birds, chameleon, lemurs, turtles , baths, crocodile…., the National park Tsingy of Bemaraha, Kirindy reserve, sacred baobab, baobab in love and the baobab avenue with the sunset.


Day 1 : Arrival date

Today is your arrival day at the National airport of Ivato. You are free to arrive according to your flight schedule. Your Tour manager will be at the airport before your arrival and ready to welcome you with pleasure and after a few introduction, we bring your luggage to the private car and while the driver load luggage, you can make your exchange if you need that. After that, we drive to your Hotel

If your arrival is in the morning, we can start to visit the lower city or down town in the afternoon. Overnight in a Hotel


Day 2: Tana

tanaTana is the capital, economic center, represented by the 18 ethnic groups of Madagascar. Tana is not only the step for the next point but has its touristic attractions such as the museum, the parks, the markets and the shops without forgetting to tell the daily life of Malagasy people. So one day is not enough to visit Tana but at least you will understand many things. Today, we plan to visit the Blue hill. The site is located 25 km north of the city. The hill is classified as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Here , you will know the story of some Kings and Queens Malagasy, many Malagasy customs…We plan also to visit the handicraft market, the central city, botanical and Zoo Parks of Tsimbazaza or Lemur’s park and finally the upper city with their sun set.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 3: Tana – Antsirabe.

Antsirabe is located at 170km from Tana. The way takes 3 to 3:30 hours of drive. This road is characterized by: interesting landscape, the rice field of the high land, the Rocky Mountains such as Iharanandriana, many tombs for the merina’s tribe. We plan to have lunch in Ambatolampy but before lunch we profit to visit the traditional factory for the aluminum pot. After lunch, we drive again to Antsirabe. Antsirabe means a lot of salt and well known as a town of Pousse Pousse .Once we arrive, we take place at the Hotel then after we can start to discover the city center.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 4: Antsirabe.

route-antsirabeAntsirabe is the second largest town in Madagascar. Today after breakfast, we plan to visit Antsirabe ‘s surrounding such as the lake Andraikiba located at 7 km from Antsirabe, the Blue lake or lake Tritriva which is located at 18 km from Antsirabe. It’s a sacred lake. You will know the story of Romeo and Juliette Malagasy. After that we continue to Betafo to see the thermal, the water fall of Antafofo and the beautiful landscape indeed the rice field. Picnic lunch is needed. After that we return to Antsirabe and it’s time to visit the small factory such as the Horne of zebu, miniature, the silk, Antehimoro paper, precious and semi precious stone…

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 5: Antsirabe – Miandrivazo.

Today after breakfast, we drive to Miandrivazo located at 220km from Antsirabe.In the way you will contemplate and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the two regions(Vakinankaratra region and Menabe region).The landscape is characterized by the rocky mountains and grassland with many small villages such as Ankazomiriotra, Mandoto in the midway, Dabolava the place where you find Gold and so on. In the way there is no restaurant so we plan to have lunch in Miandrivazo and after lunch we go to the competent authority for some formality then we have free time in the afternoon to discover the small village.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 6: first day on the river

mahajiloThis first day on the river with a local wooden boat allowed us to enjoy the beautiful scenery of landscape and different kinds of birds, chameleons and different kinds of trees such as kalanchoes ,pachypodium. We have lunch in the river side then we continue our way. After on day really full of discovering, we have our dinner and night in the tent with the candle.


Day 7: second day on the river

Today we pass to the Gorge of Bemaraha were we will find some kind of lemurs. Today also we pass to the water fall of anosin’Ampela where you can take bath before lunch because we have lunch in this place. After that, the Boat trip continues and we visit one small village of Sakalava Tribe. As usual the dinner is on the river side and we spend our night in the tent.


Day 8: Third day and last day on the river trip.

Today is our last day on the river. We will find crocodiles, turtles, bats if we are lucky during this crossing. We leave the Boat in the afternoon and we have a transfer by zebu carts toward one small village where our 4WD will wait and ready to bring us to Belo sur Tsiribihina.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 9: Belo sur Tsiribihina – Bekopaka

tsiribihina2After the breakfast, we take the way to Bekopaka.This 100km takes for four hours of drive. Can you imagine? . Don’t worry but this is among of the adventure. We will arrive in Bekopaka after passing Manambolo River by ferry boat. After lunch we start to discover the small Tsingy and its secrets with the local guide.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 10: Visit of the Big Tsingy.

tsingy-bemaraha-reserve-5Today, we will go to visit the big Tsingy. It is located at 17 km from the village of Bekopaka so after breakfast, we drive by 4WD to this famous place where we will spend more than 4 to 5 hours of visit. Tsingy de Bemaraha is among the biggest protected areas in Madagascar and classified as a World Heritage by UNESCO. Most of the fauna and Flora of this park are endemic in Madagascar so why not come and see? We drive back to the Hotel after the visit for lunch then half day of relax in the afternoon. Nocturnal walk with local guide is possible.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 11: Bekopaka – Belo sur Tsiribihina – Kirindy reserve.

Today, we leave Bekopaka after breakfast. We make on stop in Belo sur Tsiribihina for lunch. We will continue our way till Kirindy. Kirindy reserve is one place that we can’t miss in the west coast of Madagascar due to their specific fauna and flora. One place where you can find the FOUSSA in Madagascar. The nocturnal visit start often at 6 or 6 and half in the evening and takes for two hours of visit.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 12: Kirindy – Morondava

lemurs-in-kirindy-reserveAfter breakfast, we start the visit of diurnal. We have half day for that and after lunch, we drive slowly toward Morondava in passing to the Sacred Baobab, Baobab in love and Baobab Avenue where we will wait the sunset. After all those things, it’s time to join Morondava.

Overnight in a Hotel

End of service


mmt-service-inclued-exclued

MADAGASCAR MAGIC TOURS THANKS YOU VERY MUCH TO CHOOSE THEM AS YOUR TOUR COMPANY.

PARKS TOURS

ITINERARY
Tana – Andasibe- Antsirabe-Morondava-Kirindy-Ranomafana-Ambalavao – Andringitra-Andriampotsy – Iataranomby-Camp catta – Ranohira-Tulear

This Tour allowed you make a comparison between different parks in Madagascar such as : Andasibe, Kirindy, Ranomafana, Andringitra, Isalo, Zombitse.


Day 1 : Arrival date

Today is your arrival day at the National airport of Ivato. You are free to arrive according to your flight schedule. Your Tour manager will be at the airport before your arrival and ready to welcome you with pleasure and after a few introduction, we bring your luggage to the car and while the driver load your luggage , you can make your exchange if you need that. After that, we drive to your Hotel.

If your arrival is in the morning, we can start to visit the lower city or down town in the afternoon. Overnight in a Hotel


Day 2 : Tana – Andasibe

andasibeToday, we drive to Andasibe National park. This place is located at 136 km from the Capital. When we leave Tana, we feel the rural life in following the National Road 2.We start to see the magnificent landscape of the East Coast. On the road, One place that we shouldn’t miss is Peyrieras reserve.One place where we will find lemurs,butterflies,reptiles and chameleons and so on.After the visit of this small reserve we join our Hotel.We can make a night walk to see the smallest lemur of Madagascar(grey mouse lemur) and chameleons.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 4: Andasibe

Today, we plan to visit the national park of Mantadia. The park is known for its very varied orchids with hundred inventoried species that bloom in the forest. For its Indri Indri, the biggest lemurs in Madagascar and that can be observed the whole year and whose voice illustrates the nice mornings. The forests of Mantandia are the domains of epiphytes like orchids,foams,ferns.We find here also more than hundred species of birds, around 14 species of lemurs,around 51 species of Boa reptiles and 80 species of amphibians .After lunch, we have half day to visit the private reserve of Vakona Forest Lodge.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 3: Andasibe – Antsirabe.

route-antsirabeAntsirabe is located at 306km from Andasibe.We need 5 hours of drive. This road is characterized by: interesting landscape, the rice field of the high land, the rocky mountains such as Iharanandriana, many tombs for the merina’s tribe. We plan to have lunch in Ambatolampy and before lunch we profit to visit the traditional factory for the aluminum pot. After lunch, we take the way to Antsirabe. Antsirabe means a lot of salt and well knowen as a town of Pousse Pousse .Once we arrive, we take place at the Hotel then after we can start to discover the center.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 4: Antsirabe – Morondava

After the breakfast, we drive to Morondava with stop in Miandrivazo for lunch.


Day 5: Morondava – Kirindy

morondava

Kirindy is situated at 65 km from Morondava. So today we have half day to visit Morondava the capital of Menabe region( market, beaches, the city). After lunch we drive to Kirindy. Once we arrive there, installation at kirindy lodge and we prepare for the nocturnal visit.

Overnight at Kirindy lodge


Day 6: Kirindy – Morondava

lemurs-in-kirindy-reserve

After breakfast, we start the visit of diurnal. We have half day for that and after lunch, we drive slowly toward Morondava in passing to the Sacred Baobab, Baobab in love and Baobab Avenue where we will wait the sunset. After all those things, It’s time to join Morondava.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 7: Morondava – Antsirabe.

After the breakfast, return to Antsirabe with a few stop for lunch in Miandrivazo.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 8: Antsirabe – Ranomafana

Before driving to Ranomafana, we can visit some small factories such as the Horne of zebu, miniature, the silk, Antehimoro paper in Antsirabe then we drive to Ambositra where we will have lunch. After lunch we have one hour to visit the capital of Malagasy handicraft. Direction to Ranomafana.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 9: Ranomafana

ranomafana

Ranomafana is classified world Natural Heritage of Antsinanana in 2007.It’s a full forest park (41 601ha). We have half day to visit the park. There are many species of lemurs, birds and plants that we can find here. In the afternoon, we can visit the town and the swimming pool. We can make also the nocturnal visit.


 Day 10: Ranomafana – Ambalavao

We leave Ranomafana to join Ambalavao.Ambalavao is well known as a southern gateway. After lunch, we can visit some interesting factories such as the Papier Antemoro, the silk, wine, and if It is on Wednesday, we can visit also the Zebu market.


Day 11: Ambalavao – Andringitra.

andringitra

The National park ofAndringitra is situated at the east for 47 km from Ambalavao in Haute Matsiatra Region. This Park is full of endemism. One day is not enough to see the National park of Andringitra but at least you can admire Pic boby and Tsaranoro valley. We leave from 1600m to 2050m of altitude.

overnight in Andriampotsy in based campment.


Day 12:Andriampotsy – Iataranomby

Today, we have wonderful tour to do. We wake up early to see the sun arise from the east. It’s among of the adventure of this tour. We pass to the “plateau lunèaire”.

Overnight in campment in Iataranomby.


Day 13: Iataronomby – Camp catta – Ranohira.

Today, we still have half day for the visit. We pass to camp catta to see the lemur catta which is one of the lemur many in this place. Then we continue to Anja reserve . After the visit of this smal reserve, direction to Ranohira. Camp taranomby.

the east.It’dringitra but at least you can admire Pic boby

Overnight ina Hotel.


Day 14: Visit of national park of Isalo.

isaloThe park is an extraordinary ecosystem. An endemic rupicole vegetation made of aloes, Euphorbes. The flora of Isalo is exceptional. We will find here also many species of lemurs,the natural swimming pool. Back to Ranohira

Overnight in a Hotel.


 Day 15: Ranohira – Tulear.

We drive to Tulear in passing to Zombitse national park and the ARBORATUM of Antsokay which is a botanical garden where we will find more than 900 species of plants and the most of them are endemic in Madagascar.We plan to have lunch in Tulear and after that we drive to Ifaty.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 16: Tulear – Airport.

After breakfast and according to your flight schedule, we will make the transfer. End of service.

inclued-park-tours

MADAGASCAR MAGIC TOURS THANKS YOU VERY MUCH TO CHOOSE THEM AS YOUR TOUR COMPANY.

EAST TOUR

ITINERARY

Tana – Andasibe – Ankanin’ny Nofy – Tamatave – Mahambo – Soanieran’i Vongo – Sainte Marie.

This tour allowed you To see the Kings and Queens palace in Tana , to admire the beautiful landscape for the east of Madagascar. Enjoing the Pereyras reserve, National park of Andasibe, Ankanin’ny nofy Pangalana chanel, The capital of Bestimisaraka ethnic groups and Sainte Marie.


Day 1 : Arrival date

Today is your arrival day at the National airport of Ivato. You are free to arrive according to your flight schedule. Your Tour manager will be at the airport before your arrival and ready to welcome you with pleasure and after a few introduction, we bring your luggage to the private car and while the driver load your luggage , you can make your exchange if you need that. After that, we drive to your Hotel

If your arrival is in the morning, we can start to visit the lower city or down town in the afternoon.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 2: Tana

gygTana is the capital, economic center, represented by the 18 ethnic groups of Madagascar. Tana is not only the step for the next point but has its touristic attractions such as the museum, the parks, the markets and the shops without forgetting to tell the daily life of Malagasy people. So one day is not enough to visit Tana but at least you will understand many things. Today, we plan to visit the Blue hill. The site is located 25 km north of the city. The hill is classified as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Here , you will know the story of some Kings and Queens Malagasy, many Malagasy customs…We plan also to visit the handicraft market, the central city, botanical and Zoo Parks of Tsimbazaza or Lemur’s park and finally the upper city with their sun set.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 3 : Tana – Andasibe

Today, we drive to Andasibe National park. This place is located at 136 km from the Capital. When we leave Tana, we feel the rural life in following the National Road 2.We start to see the magnificent landscape of the East Coast. On the road, One place that we shouldn’t miss is Peyrieras reserve. One place where we will find lemurs, butterflies, reptiles and chameleons and so on. After the visit of this small reserve we join our Hotel. We can make a night walk to see the smallest lemur of Madagascar(grey mouse lemur) and chameleons.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 4: Andasibe

andasibe1Today, we plan to visit the national park of Mantadia. The park is known for its very varied orchids with hundred inventoried species that bloom in the forest. For its Indri Indri, the biggest lemurs in Madagascar and that can be observed the whole year and whose voice illustrates the nice mornings. The forests of Mantandia are the domains of epiphytes like orchids, foams, ferns. We find here also more than hundred species of birds, around 14 species of lemurs, around 51 species of Boa reptiles and 80 species of amphibians .After lunch, we have half day to visit the private reserve of Vakona Forest Lodge.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 5:Andasibe – Ankanin’ny nofy.

After the breakfast, we drive to Manambato situated near of the lake Rasoamasay in passing to Brickaville where we will find the plantation of sugar cane. We have a transfer by speed boat to Ankanin’ny Nofy or the Nest of Dreams.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 6: Ankanin’ny nofy

akaninny-nofyAnkanin’ny nofy offers us a perfect place for relaxation with its beautiful beaches, its interesting tours without forgotten the private natural reserve rich in plants and animals such as lemurs: The palmarium reserve.

 

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 7: Ankanin’ny nofy – Tamatave

After breakfast, we continue by motorboat to Tamatave in following Pangalana channel. We enjoy the beautiful landscape. Our driver will meet us in the port of Tamatave to bring us to the Hotel.We have half day to see and visit the city.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 8: Tamatave – Mahambo

tamataveAs usual after breakfast, we drive to Mahambo with a few stop in Foulepointe. We continue our way in following the beaches.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 9: Mahambo – Sainte Marie.

We continue to Soanieran’Ivongo by car then transfer by Boat till the beautiful island of Sainte Marie situated in east of Madagascar and we will be there after 1 to 1 and half hour by boat.

Transfer and overnight in a Hotel.


Day 10 – 11: Sainte Marie

sainte-marieSainte Marie is well known as a best palace for relaxing in Madagascar. That is why we stay there for two days. Many kinds of activities are available for us such as the whales watching from July to October, snorkeling, diving, visit the city by VTT or motor…


Day 12: Sainte Marie – Antananarivo.

Transfer to the airport and flight to Tana. End of Services.

SONY DSC

MADAGASCAR MAGIC TOURS THANKS YOU VERY MUCH TO CHOOSE THEM AS YOUR TOUR COMPANY.

CLASSIC SOUTH TOURS

ITINERARY
Tana – Antsirabe-Ambositra – Fianarantsoa-Manankara – Ranomafana- Ranohira – Tulear – Ifaty

Day 1 : Arrival date

Today is your arrival day at the National airport of Ivato. You are free to arrive according to your flight schedule. Your Tour manager will be at the airport before your arrival and ready to welcome you with pleasure and after a few introduction, we bring your luggage to the private car and while the driver load your luggage , you can make your exchange if you need that. After that, we drive to your Hotel.

If your arrival is in the morning, we can start to visit the lower city or down town in the afternoon.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 2: Tana

gyg

Tana is the capital,economic center,represented by the 18 ethnic groups of Madagascar.Tana is not only the step for the next point but has its touristic attractions such as the museum, the parks,the markets and the shops without forgetting to tell the daily life of Malagasy people.So one day is not enough to visit Tana but at least you will understand many things. Today, we plan to visit the Blue hill. The site is located 25 km north of the city. The hill is classified as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.Here , you will know the story of some Kings and Queens Malagasy, many Malagasy customs…We plan also to visit the handicraft market,the central city, botanical and Zoo Parks of Tsimbazaza or Lemur’s park and finally the upper city with their sun set.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 3: Tana – Antsirabe.

Antsirabe is located at 170km from Tana. The way takes 3 to 3:30 hours of drive. This road is characterized by: interesting landscape, the rice field of the high land, the Rocky Mountains such as Iharanandriana, many tomb for the merina’s tribe. We plan to have lunch in Ambatolampy and before lunch we profit to visit the traditional factory for the aluminum pot. After lunch,we take the way to Antsirabe. Antsirabe means a lot of salt and well known as a town of Pousse Pousse .Once we arrive, we take place at the Hotel then after we can start to discover the center.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 4: Antsirabe.

SONY DSC

Antsirabe is the second largest town in Madagascar. Today after breakfast, we plan to visit Antsirabe ‘s surrounding such as the lake Andraikiba located at 7 km from Antsirabe, the Blue lake or lake Tritriva wich is located at 18 km from Antsirabe.It’s a sacred lake. You will know the story of Romeo and Juliette Malagasy.After that we continue to Betafo to see the thermal , the water fall of Antafofo and the beautiful landscape indeed the rice field. Picnic lunch is needed. After that we return to Antsirabe and it’s time to visit the small factory such as the Horne of zebu, miniature, the silk, Antehimoro paper, precious and semi-precious stone…

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 5: Antsirabe – Ambositra

After breakfast, we drive to Ambositra which is located at 89 km from Antsirabe. After passing the beautiful landscape, we will be there after 1 and half to 2 hours of drive. Once we arrive, we leave our bags at our hotel then we continue our way to Antoetra to visit the Zafimaniry village. Zafimaniry is the name of first tribe living in dense eastern forest. Zafimaniry region is one place that you shouldn’t miss due to their fine and delicate woodworking has achieved worldwide acclaim. On November 3, 2003, this woodworking skill was proclaimed by the UNESCO as a master piece of human oral heritage. It’s not only that but they produce articles from raffia and other materials. We plan to have a picnic lunch and in the evening, we come back to Ambositra.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 6: Ambositra – Fianarantsoa

20160516_100644

As usual, after breakfast, we start to visit the handicraft capital before going to Fianarantsoa. Fianarantsoa is the capital of the Betsileo ethnic group. We will be there after 3 to 4 hours of drive.After lunch, we have half day to visit the city which is divided in three parts( The old city, the middle city modern and the low city)

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 7: Fianarantsoa – Manankara

Early morning our breakfast because the train will leave Fianarantsoa at 7:00 in the morning. Then we leave Fianarantsoa to join Manankara which is the biggest city on the south- eastern coast and the ethnic group is the Antemoro. The railroad has dozen of stops before arriving in Manankara which is at a distance of 170km from Fianarantsoa. Thousand surprises await you along this lively route that winds between hills . In each stop, the villagers invite you to buy their specialties. The railroad takes for 8 to 10 hours so it is better to plan a picnic lunch. The car will wait us at the railways station to transfer us to our Hotel.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 8: PAGALANA’S CHANNEL.

hf

We have one day to explore the excursion by boat on Pangalana’s channel. After breakfast, we start our trip and the visit such as the visit of the plantation of vanilla, distillery of essential oils…We will have special lunch prepared by our guide. Back to Manankara in the afternoon.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 9: Manankara – Ranomafana

After breakfast departure to Ranomafana. We will go through a green landscape dotted with of the traveler’s trees (ravinala) after three hours we will arrive in Ranomafana. Have lunch and in the afternoon, visit of the village on foot: The thermal baths and the hot water pool, possibility for swimming. We are planning to make a nocturnal visit of the Park.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 10: Ranomafana – Ranohira.

efs

Ranomafana is classified world Natural Heritage of Antsinanana in 2007.It’s a full forest park (41 601ha). So before going to Ranohira and after the breakfast, we start to visit the park where we can find the rare and greatly endangered species of lemurs. There are many species of lemurs that we can find here, the birds and plants.

After the visit, we leave for Ambalavao. Ambalavao is well known as “the Southern Gateway”. The ethnic groups are the Betsileo and Bara and they work together to make “Antemoo paper and silk. We plan to have lunch here. If we pass here on Wednesday, we can visit the great zebu market hen we continue our way and we make one stop in Anja park for one hour of visit where we will find also many species of lemurs. After all those things, we drive to Ranohira

Overnight ina Hotel.


Day 11: Visit of national park of Isalo.

The park is an extraordinary ecosystem. An endemic rupicole vegetation made of aloes, Euphorbes. The flora of Isalo is exceptional. We will find here also many species of lemurs, the natural swimming pool. Back to Ranohira

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 12: Ranohira – Tulear – Ifaty.

1558563_690080291054159_3996134106609598134_n

We drive to Ifaty in passing to the ARBORATUM of Antsokay which is a botanical garden where we will find more than 900 species of plants and the most of them are endemic in Madagascar. We plan to have lunch in Tulear and after that we drive to Ifaty.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 13: Ifaty

These resort villages are Approximately 30 km from Tulear. Besides being fishing, diving, and snorkeling. The villages boast beautiful flora and fauna. The forest is home of several rare bird species. Best place to see the humpback whales from July to October.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 14: Ifaty – Tulear – Airport.

65779977

After breakfast and according to your flight schedule, we will make the transfer. End of service.

inclued-classic-tours

MADAGASCAR MAGIC TOURS THANKS YOU VERY MUCH TO CHOOSE THEM AS YOUR TOUR COMPANY.

GREAT SOUTH TOURS

ITINERARY
Tana – Antsirabe-Miandrivazo-Belo sur Tsiribihina – Bekopaka-Kirindy – Morondava-Ambositra-Fianarantsoa – Manankara- Pangalana’s Channel-Ranomafana – Ranohira.-Tulear – Ifaty-Anakao – Itampolo-Lavanono – Berenty- Fort Dauphin


Day 1 : Arrival date

Today is your arrival day at the National airport of Ivato. You are free to arrive according to your flight schedule. Your Tour manager will be at the airport before your arrival and ready to welcome you with pleasure and after a few introduction, we bring your luggage to the private car and while the driver load your luggage , you can make your exchange if you need that. After that, we drive to your Hotel

If your arrival is in the morning, we can start to visit the lower city or down town in the afternoon. Overnight in a Hotel


Day 2: Tana

tanaTana is the capital,economic center,represented by the 18 ethnic groups of Madagascar.Tana is not only the step for the next point but has its touristic attractions such as the museum, the parks,the markets and the shops without forgetting to tell the daily life of Malagasy people.So one day is not enough to visit Tana but at least you will understand many things.Today, we plan to visit the Blue hill. The site is located 25 km north of the city.The hill is classified as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.Here , you will know the story of some Kings and Queens Malagasy, many Malagasy customs…We plan also to visit the handicraft market,the central city, botanical and Zoo Parks of Tsimbazaza or Lemur’s park and finally the upper city with their sun set.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 3: Tana – Antsirabe.

Antsirabe is located at 170km from Tana. The way takes 3 to 3:30 hours of drive. This road is characterized by :interesting landscape, the rice field of the high land, the rocky mountains such as Iharanandriana,many tomb for the merina’s tribe.We plan to have lunch in Ambatolampy but before lunch we profit to visit the traditional factory for the aluminum pot. After lunch,we drive again to Antsirabe. Antsirabe means a lot of salt and well knowen as a town of Pousse Pousse .Once we arrive, we take place at the Hotel then after we can start to discover the city center.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 4: Antsirabe.

SONY DSC

Antsirabe is the second largest town in Madagascar.Today after breakfast, we plan to visit Antsirabe ‘s surrounding such as the lake Andraikiba located at 7 km from Antsirabe, the Blue lake or lake Tritriva wich is located at 18 km from Antsirabe.It’s a sacred lake. You will know the story of Romeo and Juliette Malagasy.After that we continue to Betafo to see the thermal , the water fall of Antafofo and the beautiful landscape indeed the rice field. Picnic lunch is needed. After that we return to Antsirabe and it’s time to visit the small factory such as the Horne of zebu, miniature, the silk, Antehimoro paper, precious and semi precious stone…

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 5: Antsirabe – Miandrivazo.

Today after breakfast, we drive to Miandrivazo located at 220km from Antsirabe.In the way you will contemplate and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the two regions(Vakinankaratra region and Menabe region).The landscape is characterized by the rocky mountains and grassland with many small villages such as Ankazomiriotra,Mandoto in the midway,Dabolava the place were you find Gold and so on.In the way there is no restaurant so we plan to have lunch in Miandrivazo and after lunch we go to the competent authority for some formality then we have free time in the afternoon to discover the small village.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 6: first day on the river

mahajilo

This first day on the river with a local wooden boat allowed us to enjoy the beautiful scenery of landscape and different kinds of birds, chameleons and different kinds of trees such as kalanchoes ,pachypodium.We have lunch in the river side then we continue our way. After on day really full of discovering, we have our dinner and night in the tent with the candle.


Day 7: second day on the river

Today we pass to the Gorge of Bemaraha were we will find some kind of lemurs. Today also we pass to the water fall of anosin’Ampela where you can take bath before lunch because we have lunch in this place.After that , the Boat trip continues and we visit one small village of Sakalava Tribe. As usual the dinner is on the river side and we spend our night in the tent.


Day 8:Third day and last day on the river trip.

Today is our last day on the river. We will find crocodiles, turtles, bats if we are lucky during this crossing. We leave the Boat in the afternoon and we have a transfer by zebu carts toward one small village where our 4WD will wait and ready to bring us to Belo sur Tsiribihina.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 9: Belo sur Tsiribihina – Bekopaka

tsiribihina2After the breakfast, we take the way to Bekopaka.This 100km takes for four hours of drive. Can you imagine? Don’t worry but this is among of the adventure. We will arrive in Bekopaka after passing Manambolo River by ferry boat.After lunch we start to discover the small Tsingy and its secrets with the local guide.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 10: Visit of the Big Tsingy.

tsingy-bemaraha-reserve-5Today, we will go to visit the big Tsingy. It is located at 17 km from the village of Bekopaka so after breakfast, we drive by 4WD to this famous place where we will spend more than 4 to 5 hours of visit. Tsingy de Bemaraha is among the biggest protected areas in Madagascar and classified as a World Heritage by UNESCO. Most of the fauna and Flora of this park are endemic in Madagascar so why not come and see?. We drive back to the Hotel after the visit for lunch then half day of relax in the afternoon. Nocturnal walk with local guide is possible.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 11: Bekopaka – Belo sur Tsiribihina – Kirindy reserve.

Today, we leave Bekopaka after breakfast. We make on stop in Belo sur Tsiribihina for lunch. We will continue our way till Kirindy. Kirindy reserve is one place that we can’t miss in the west coast of Madagascar due to their specific fauna and flora. One place where you can find the FOUSSA in Madagascar.The nocturnal visit start often at 6 or 6 and half in the evening and takes for two hours of visit.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 12: Kirindy – Morondava

20160911_121332After breakfast, we start the visit of diurnal. We have half day for that and after lunch, we drive slowly toward Morondava in passing to the Sacred Baobab, Baobab in love and Baobab Avenue where we will wait the sunset. After all those things, It’s time to join Morondava.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 13: Morondava – Antsirabe.

Today after the breakfast, we come back to Antsirabe. We plan to have lunch in Miandrivazo. Then we continue till Antsirabe.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 14: Antsirabe – Ambositra

art-malagasyAfter breakfast, we drive to Ambositra which is located at 89 km from Antsirabe.After passing the beautiful landscape, we will be there after 1 and half to 2 hours of drive.Once we arrive, we leave our bags at our hotel then we continue our way to Antoetra to visit Zafimaniry village, the name for the tribe living in dense eastern forest. Zafimaniry region is one place that you shouldn’t miss due to their fine and delicate woodworking has achieved worldwide acclaim. On November 3,2003, this woodworking skill was proclaimed by the UNESCO as a master piece of human oral heritage. It’s not only that but they produce articles from raffia and other materials.We plan to have a picnic lunch and in the evening, we come back to Ambositra.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 15: Ambositra – Fianarantsoa

As usual, after breakfast, we start to visit the handicraft capital before going to Fianarantsoa.Fianarantsoa is the capital of the Betsileo ethnic group.We will be there after 3 to 4 hours of drive.After lunch, we have half day to visit the city wich is divided in three parts( The old city, the middle city modern and the low city)

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 16: Fianarantsoa – Manankara

manakaraEarly morning our breakfast because the train will leave Fianarantsoa at 7:00 in the morning. Then we leave Fianarantsoa to join Manankara which is the biggest city on the south- eastern coast and the ethnic group is the Antemoro. The railroad has dozen of stops before arriving in Manankara which is at a distance of 170km from Fianarantsoa.Thousand surprises await you along this lively route that winds between hills . In each stop, the villagers invite you to buy their specialties..The railroad takes for 8 to 10 hours so it is better to plan a picnic lunch.The car will wait us at the railways station to transfer us to our Hotel.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 17: PAGALANA’S CHANNEL.

We have one day to explore the excursion by boat on Pangalana’s channel.After breakfast, we start our trip and the visit such as the visit of the plantation of vanilla, distillery of essential oils…We will have special lunch prepared by our guide.Back to Manankara in the afternoon.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 18: Manankara – Ranomafana

manakara2After breakfast departure to Ranomafana.We will go through a green landscape dotted with of the traveler’s trees (ravinala) after three hours we will arrive inRanomafana. Have lunch and in the afternoon, visit of the village on foot: The thermal baths and the hot water pool, possibility for swimming. We are planning to make a nocturnal visit of the Park.

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 19: Ranomafana – Ranohira.

ranohiraRanomafana is classified world Natural Heritage of Antsinanana in 2007.It’ s a full forest park(41 601ha). So before going to Ranohira and after the breakfast, we start to visit the park where we can find the rare and greatly endangered species of lemurs. There are many species of lemurs that we can find here, the birds and plants.

Efter the visit, we leave for Ambalavao. Ambalavao is well known as “the Southern Gateway”. The ethnic groups are the Betsileo and Bara and they work together to make “Antemoo paper and silk. We plan to have lunch here. If we pass here on Wednesday, we can visit the great zebu market hen we continue our way and we make one stop in Anja park for one hour of visit where we will find also many species of lemurs.After all those things, we drive to Ranohira

Overnight ina Hotel.


Day 20: Visit of national park of Isalo.

The park is an extraordinary ecosystem. An endemic rupicole vegetation made of aloes, Euphorbes. The flora of Isalo is exceptional. We will find here also many species of lemurs,the natural swimming pool. Back to Ranohira

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 21: Ranohira – Tulear – Ifaty.

tulearWe drive to Ifaty in passing to the ARBORATUM of Antsokay which is a botanical garden where we will find more than 900 species of plants and the most of them are endemic in Madagascar.We plan to have lunch in Tulear and after that we drive to Ifaty.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 22: Ifaty

These resort villages are Aproximately 30 km from Tulear. Besides being fishing,diving, and snorkeling.The villages boast beautiful flora and fauna. The forest is home of several rare bird species.Best place to see the humpback whales from July to October.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 23: Ifaty – Tulear – Anakao.

anokaoAfter the breakfast as usual, we leave Ifaty to join Anakao in passing again in Tulear where we will transfer by motor boat.This Vezo village in south of Tulear is located on the Tropic of Capricorn.After lunch we plan to visit Nosy ve island. Nosy ve is surrounded of a very beautiful coral reef and perfect destination for diving entousiasts.Back to Anakao in the evening.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 24: Anakao

Today, as you know, Anakao is one place where we can find the humpback whales from July to September so we don’t miss this time for that.After that relax in the beach.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 25: Anakao – Itampolo.

bungalows-on-berentyAfter breakfast,we follow the deep south of Madagascar and coastal trail where discover the national park of Tsimanampetsotse which stretches out over 43.200ha. This park has its specificity.Many fauna and Flora unique in the world such as Baobab,lemurs,the birds:aquatic or terrestrial,tortoises.The lake Tsimanampetsotse is the first RAMSAR site of Madagascar classified by the International Convention on Humid Zones.The color of the lake turns into a turquoise blue milky green indescribable.The lake constitutes an important place of wintering for birds.After that, we countinue till Itampolo and we can enjoy also the beaches.The evening we admire a beautiful sunset.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 26: Itampolo – Lavanono.

As usual,after the breakfast at the hotel ,we continue our road to reach Lavanono. This step is very important and probably the most unforgettable in the tour.We cross to the river ,huge shoals,cactus trees or forest and indeed the daily life of Antandroy ethnics group with their zebu carts.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 27: Lavanono – Berenty.

We leave Lavanono to join Berenty.Berenty is located at 70 km from Fort Dauphin .This private reserve holds remnants gallery forest and presents a pleasant and easy access to see social groups of lemurs and also the terrestrial birds such as the blue Coua. We plan to make the nocturnal visit inside of the reserve.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 28: Berenty – Fort- Dauphin.

fort-dauphinAfter the visit of the reserve, we drive slowly toward Fort- Dauphin and after lunch we can start to visit the city.

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 29: Fort – Dauphin.

As the same as the big city in Madagascar, one day is not enough to visit Fort – Dauphin but at least we will understand the highlight of the place. So we plan today to visit the City with its surrounding .

Overnight in a Hotel


Day 30: Fort – Dauphin – Tana.

Transfer to the airport . End of service.

inclued-great-tour

MADAGASCAR MAGIC TOURS THANKS YOU VERY MUCH TO CHOOSE THEM AS YOUR TOUR COMPANY.